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4:15 am
Mon April 20, 2009

Lexington Neighborhoods To Share 50K In Sustainability Grants

Lexington, KY – To kick off Lexington's Earth Week events, Mayor Jim Newberry has doled out some 50-thousand dollars of sustainability grants to 24 neighborhoods for a variety of environmental projects.

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4:11 am
Mon April 20, 2009

KY AG's Office Rules On Open Records Request Case

Frankfort, KY – In January, Michael Dean filed an Open Records request with Monticello Banking Company for records pertaining to his mother Glenna's last loan, including insurance and payoff receipts.

In March, through its attorney, the bank offered to help, but said it was a private company and not subject to the Open Records Act. Dean appealed to the attorney general's office, which agrees with the bank.

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11:20 am
Fri April 17, 2009

Hall Of Fame Journalist Says KY U-S Senate Race About To Get Very Interesting

Lexington, KY – In this candid conversation with Alan Lytle, Ken Kurtz talks about the latest developments in next year's Kentucky U.S. Senate race. Ken Kurtz is a former news director at WLEX and WKYT TV in Lexington, and a member of the KY Journalism Hall of Fame.

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9:48 am
Fri April 17, 2009

Pork? What Pork?

Pineville, KY – Republican Hal Rogers brought more than 80 million dollars of federal money to his home district last year. That's according to a report released earlier this week by the watchdog group Citizens Against Government Waste. Rogers defends the earmarks saying they fund crucial programs in the 5th District.

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9:33 am
Fri April 17, 2009

Playing By A New Set Of Rules

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4:13 am
Thu April 16, 2009

Candidates Release 1st Quarter Fundraising Figures

Bowling Green, KY – SENATOR BUNNING PULLED IN NEARLY 263-THOUSAND DOLLARS, COMPARED TO THE 420-THOUSAND RAISED BY KENTUCKY LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR DANIEL MONGIARDO.
HE'S ONE OF THREE DEMOCRATS WANTING TO CHALLENGE BUNNING IN THE 2010 RACE. EVEN THOUGH MONGIARDO OUTRAISED BUNNING IN THE FIRST QUARTER, THE TWO-TERM G-O-P SENATOR SAYS HE'S STILL AHEAD. HE POINTS TO 650-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN DEBT LEFT OVER FROM MONGIARDO'S UNSUCCESSFUL BID TO UNSEAT BUNNING in 2004.

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4:13 am
Thu April 16, 2009

Candidates Release 1st Quarter Fundraising Figures

Bowling Green, KY – SENATOR BUNNING PULLED IN NEARLY 263-THOUSAND DOLLARS, COMPARED TO THE 420-THOUSAND RAISED BY KENTUCKY LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR DANIEL MONGIARDO.
HE'S ONE OF THREE DEMOCRATS WANTING TO CHALLENGE BUNNING IN THE 2010 RACE. EVEN THOUGH MONGIARDO OUTRAISED BUNNING IN THE FIRST QUARTER, THE TWO-TERM G-O-P SENATOR SAYS HE'S STILL AHEAD. HE POINTS TO 650-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN DEBT LEFT OVER FROM MONGIARDO'S UNSUCCESSFUL BID TO UNSEAT BUNNING in 2004.

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2:54 am
Thu April 16, 2009

Blood Center Announces Second Lexington Location

Lexington, KY – Officials with the Kentucky Blood Center have announced plans to build a new donor center in the Hamburg area of Lexington. Alan Lytle has the story.

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2:42 am
Thu April 16, 2009

More Neighborhood Grant Money Headed To Lexington

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1:32 am
Wed April 15, 2009

Education Chief Search Gets More Problematic

Frankfort, KY – On February 1st, after former Education Commissioner Jon Draud resigned for health reasons, deputy commissioner Elaine Farris was named interim commissioner. But Farris has now accepted a job as the new superintendent of Clark County Public Schools. Lisa Gross of the Education Department says Farris begins her new duties July 1st. "It would only be for about a month that Elaine would not be here because the board wants to have a new commissioner in place by August."

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